Ground Rules for Open-Source Software Management

Information Week

The use of open-source software offers multiple benefits to organizations of all sizes, but open-source security is often undermanaged

Inside Microsoft’s open source program office

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Stormy Peters, director of Microsoft's open source programs office, gives the lowdown on the evolution and role of Microsoft's OSPO. Read More.


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Understanding open source databases

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Open source databases are attractive, but the gift of the source code can come with several catches, some explicit and some implicit. Read More.

Open source Calendly rival raises $25M

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Open source Calendly alternative has raised $25 million in a series A round of funding and launched an "app store for time." Read More.

Understanding Open Source Business Models for the C-Suite

Choosing software to bake into your architecture is a long-term decision and it is important to understand all the implications of your choice. Learn three key areas that should be considered when evaluating a particular open source project.

What is open source?

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It's difficult to overstate the role of open source in today's world, as it intersects with just about every piece of software and hardware. Cloud Dev Enterprise Entrepreneur Security VB Home Page Aiven category-/Computers & Electronics/Software Facebook Open source

GitLab acquires open source observability distribution Opstrace

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GitLab has acquired open source observability distribution Opstrace, with plans to offer it through GitLab's SaaS and self-managed product. Read More.

Spotify dances to the open source beat

Venture Beast

A look at how Spotify is embracing open source, from its new open source program office to a dedicated fund for OSS project maintainers. Business Cloud Dev Enterprise Backstage category-/Computers & Electronics/Software Open source spotify

Google Cloud to Offer Security-Vetted Open Source Software

Information Week

Google will offer Assured Open Source Software, the open source software it has vetted and uses internally, to enable enterprises to gain the benefits of OSS that has been verified as secure

Facebook open-sources robotics development platform Droidlet

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Facebook today open-sourced Droidlet, a platform for building robots that leverage natural language processing and computer vision. AI VB Home Page category-/Science/Computer Science category-/Science/Engineering & Technology/Robotics Droidlet Facebook Open source robotics

How open source software is jumpstarting innovation across industries (VB Live)

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"Open source software has become essentially a mandatory part of the infrastructure stack, and a critical part of the developer ecosystem." Read More.

The Advantages of Free and Open-Source Software Vs. Open-Core Software

Instaclustr commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a custom study to assess application development decision-makers’ understanding of the benefits of using open-core software vs. free and open source software (FOSS). Check out the findings!

Is the new open source standard no standard at all?

Tech Republic

Commentary: The industry used to look to Red Hat to define open source success, but the cloud has made things more complicated. The post Is the new open source standard no standard at all? Developer Open source Software

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Highlights Security for Open Source

Information Week

Vulnerabilities in the life cycle of open-source software development can start from tiny crumbs but grow into substantial issues

2021: A year in open source

Venture Beast

Open source software is never far away from controversy -- here's a peek at some of the biggest talking points of the past year. Read More.

How open source is powering data sovereignty and digital autonomy

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Open source is playing a foundational role in the global push toward data sovereignty and digital autonomy. Read More.

22 open source datasets to boost AI modeling

Venture Beast

Here are 22 places to start diving in with free, open source data sources. Datasets built from hundreds, thousands or even millions of small contributions can be more accurate and useful for projects than datasets from a standalone company.

Discover the 10 Rules for Managing PostgreSQL

PostgreSQL is one of the most successful open source projects in existence. But each year it becomes harder and harder to get familiarized with the PostgreSQL ecosystem and its new features. Learn 10 rules that will help you perfect your PostgreSQL installation.

The risk of undermanaged open source software

Venture Beast

Knowing where your open source originates from is the first step to decreasing exposure, but supply chain attacks are still increasing. Business Enterprise Security category-/Computers & Electronics/Software open source software

Open source NLP is fueling a new wave of startups

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A growing number of startups are offering open source language models as a service, competing with heavyweights like OpenAI. Read More.

RISC-V grows open source processor membership 130% in 2021

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RISC-V International said it has grown during the pandemic as its RISC-V open source processor membership popped 130% in 2021. Read More.

Boundless: Commercial open source geospatial software


Boundless’ global customer base uses the OpenGeo Suite, a complete open source geospatial web services stack, to deploy solutions for web mapping, transportation, telecommunications, open government, and a diverse range of other solutions. The OpenGeo Suite provides a continually updated geo web services platform along with maintenance agreements that include support and training to support the growing functionality of continually enhanced open source geospatial software.

New Study: 2018 State of Embedded Analytics Report

BUILD: By relying on open-source components and custom code, build solutions empower developers. data sources in the application. As we outlined in the introduction: • BUILD: By relying on open-source components and custom code, build solutions empower developers.

Elastic vs. AWS highlights open source monetization dilemma


Read Kurt Marko take a look at how the Elastic NV v/s Amazon Web Services saga highlights how open source software vendors need to change in the era of cloud computing on Tech Target : The cloud has upended assumptions in almost every industry and profession, and the commercial open source market is no exception.The […].

Instaclustr aims to build open source data infrastructure ecosystem

Venture Beast

Instaclustr, a managed open source data and tech provider, announced a new tool for customers to monitor, optimize, and scale data infrastructure.

Open source Calendly alternative promises greater data control

Venture Beast is "scheduling infrastructure for everyone," and touts itself as an open source alternative to popular tools such as Calendly. Read More.

Access control: Cerbos brings open source to user permission software

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Cerbos offers a self-hosted, open source platform to help companies manage user permissions, one that works across languages and frameworks. Read More.

Open Source & Open Standards: Navigating the Intricacies of a Symbiotic Partnership

Speaker: Guy Martin, Executive Director of OASIS Open

The COVID-19 global pandemic has raised the already bright visibility of technology to an even higher level. Join Guy Martin, Executive Director at OASIS Open, as he presents this webinar that will discuss how we can make open source and open standards even more effective by helping them recapture their strong partnership.

Open source services market on course to become $50B industry

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The open source services market is pegged as a $21.7 apps Cloud Dev Enterprise VB Home Page category-/Business & Industrial category-/Computers & Electronics/Software/Business & Productivity Software Open source

Major vulnerability found in open source dev tool for Kubernetes

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A zero day vulnerability with a "high" severity rating affects Argo CD, an open source developer tool for Kubernetes, Apiiro researchers said. Read More.

ThatDot accelerates streaming data analytics with open source Quine

Venture Beast

ThatDot, which offers a software platform for complex event processing, today released its open-source platform Quine. Read More.

Open source security leader Brian Behlendorf discusses the impact of Log4j

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Open Source is Quickly—and Rightfully— Becoming Enterprise’s First Choice

Open source is not just a community, it’s a movement. And while its popularity has, of course, existed for decades, its accelerating growth in today’s enterprise is unmistakable. Find out why enterprises are going all-in on their open source strategy.

DeepMind acquires and open-sources robotics simulator MuJoCo

Venture Beast

DeepMind has acquired and pledged to open-source MuJoCo, a popular simulator used in robotics and AI research. Read More.

Chatwoot challenges Zendesk with open source customer engagement platform

Venture Beast

Chatwoot is building an open source customer engagement platform to challenge Zendesk, Salesforce's Service Cloud, Freshworks, and Intercom. Read More.

MLCommons releases open source datasets for speech recognition

Venture Beast

The nonprofit consortium MLCommons has released a massive, license-free dataset for speech recognition system development and testing. Read More.

Microsoft open-sources SynapseML for developing AI pipelines

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Microsoft has released SynapseML, a new open source project designed to make it easier to create AI model pipelines. Read More.

3 Challenges of Building Complex Dashboards with Open Source Components

Speaker: Ryan MacCarrigan, Founding Principal, LeanStudio

Many product teams use charting components and open source code libraries to get dashboards and reporting functionality quickly. But what happens when you have a growing user base and additional feature requests? Watch this webinar with Ryan MacCarrigan, Founding Principal of Lean Studio, to learn about key considerations for launching your next analytics project.

Open source graph database company ArangoDB raises $27.8M

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ArangoDB, the commercial open source company behind the graph database system of the same name, has raised $27.8 million. Read More.

Sourcegraph plans to index the entire open source web

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Cloud Dev Enterprise VB Home Page category-/Computers & Electronics Github GitLab Open source SourcegraphSourcegraph is expanding its universal code search platform to the cloud and indexing millions of public repositories from GitHub and GitLab. Read More.

How Hoppscotch is building an open source ‘API development ecosystem’

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Hoppscotch is setting out to build what it calls an "API development ecosystem," with open source at its core. Read More.

Google open-sources ClusterFuzzLite to secure the software supply chain

Venture Beast

Google has launched a new open source "fuzzing" project called ClusterFuzzLite, based on its existing ClusterFuzz tool. Cloud Dev Enterprise Entrepreneur VB Home Page category-/Computers & Electronics/Software ClusterFuzzLite Google Open source

Ultimate Guide to the Cloud Data Lake Engine

This guide describes how to evaluate cloud data lake engine offerings based on their ability to deliver on their promise of improving performance, data accessibility, and operational efficiency as compared with earlier methods of querying the data lake.